Bradenton, FL (population: 54,123) has one acting school within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Saint Leo University has a total student population of 14,339. It is the 3188th highest ranked school in the USA and the 163rd highest in the state of Florida (#1 is University of Miami).
Acting students from Bradenton schools who go on to become actors, playwrights, dramatists, theatre professors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 39,880 people working as actors alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $0. Also, Producers and directors make on average $86,870 per year and there are about 79,780 of them employed in the US today.
Bradenton lies in Manatee county, which is one of the 49 counties in Florida. Overall, the Bradenton-Sarasota-Venice area has 247,060 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $18/hr average worker wage, and a $37,750 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Saint Leo University ends up costing a student $17,439/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Bradenton|
|Saint Petersburg||FL||243,829||7||28.1391||139||19.0 miles|
|Pinellas Park||FL||46,971||2||19.8178||18||26.8 miles|
|North Port||FL||58,777||0||-||0||38.7 miles|
|Port Charlotte||FL||49,392||1||23.17||24||45.1 miles|
|New Port Richey||FL||-||2||22.9424||46||52.9 miles|
|Saint Leo||FL||-||1||24.1963||100||61.8 miles|
|North Fort Myers||FL||51,280||0||-||0||68.7 miles|
|Cape Coral||FL||161,428||1||26.0313||32||68.8 miles|
|Fort Myers||FL||68,373||7||23.467||192||74.6 miles|
|Bonita Springs||FL||44,290||0||-||0||93.3 miles|